Linked by Gary Rennie on Thu 8th Jan 2009 21:06 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu To supplement storage space with the initial purchase of the Aspire One (8 GB SSD version), I bought a 16 GB Transcend TS16GBSDHC6 card that integrates nicely into the left card slot. The pre-installed Linux Linpus just wasn't what I needed since I use many networking tools at work and at home. I initially ran Ubuntu 8.041 with the /home partition on the 16 GB SDHC card. I discovered Eeebuntu while searching for information on how to boot and run Linux off a SDHC card. The goal was of multi-boot installations of Ubuntu, with one install specifically loaded with the tools I use at work. The Acer Aspire One BIOS does not 'see' the card, so you can't boot from it using the [F12] startup key (More on the SDHC boot up further in this article).
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Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

Why couldn't you just create a soft link from the location of the kernel on your flash, to the location on the internal hard drive? Or am I missing something?

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gelendir Member since:
2009-01-08

Because in that case the kernel would either be on the flash or on the internal hard drive. If I needed only to plug the usb key into that single computer, then it would be fine. But I needed to use the USB key as a live on more than one computer.

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